Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Irishyankee has posted 3 annotations/comments since 18 February 2013.
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About Wednesday 22 February 1659/60
What is powdered beef? I wonder if it is akin to creamed chipped beef on toast (A dish known to countless American GI's as "S--- on a Shingle"?
About Sunday 19 February 1659/60
Wormwood products (Absinthe) have been legal in the U.S. since 2007.
About Friday 17 February 1659/60
Regarding the spelling: My original Puritan ancestor spelled the family name ;Smalley'; by 1700 it was 'Small'; The Hill(s) may have likewise dropped the supurflous suffix.
Personal to Phil: Thank you for resurrecting the site, and returning the ability to post replies. Reading the nightly updates have become a part of my daily routine, and I hadn't realised until it ended how much I looked forward to it each evening. My daily routine is now, once again complete.